Struggling Cardiff City and their Irish duo of Harry Arter, who started, and Greg Cunningham who was unused on the bench went down to a two one defeat by Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Defenders, Cyrus Christie for Fulham and Shane Duffy with Brighton & Hove Albion were in opposition at Craven Cottage where the hosts recovered from a two nil half-time deficit to secure a four two victory. Seamus Coleman started for Everton, with James McCarthy an unused substitute following his lengthy injury absence, as they scored the only goal for victory at Huddersfield Town. Jeff Hendrick started for Burnley who held Manchester United to a two all draw at Old Trafford but a groin injury ruled out Robbie Brady with Stephen Ward an unused substitute. Ciaran Clark was an unused substitute for Newcastle United as they shocked visitors Manchester City, who took the lead in the first minute, by recovering for a two one victory. Matt Doherty and his Wolverhampton Wanderers colleagues secured a comfortable three nil victory over visitors West Ham United at Molineaux where Declan Rice started for the visitors with Conor Coventry unused on the substitute bench.